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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — Daniel Dietz was 11-years-old when he picked up a yo-yo and discovered he had a real knack for it. Dietz soon started performing at events and making money, a lot of it. Dietz is now ranked number one in… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It’s not surprising that Guidance Counselor DeYandre Wilson has nothing but good things to say about Student of Character Kaila Barnett. “She’s just an exceptional young lady,” said Wilson. “She’s one of those… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) — On the soccer field, Chicopee Comprehensive High School senior, Alyssa Werbicki, is all business. She scored 17 points junior year, her team won the Western Massachusetts Championship, she was named MVP and she was team… Read more

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EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) — Running for a touchdown into the end zone. It’s a familiar place for East Longmeadow High School senior Anthony Vega. He’s also talented on the basketball court and on the baseball field. To always cheer him on… Read more

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MONSON, Mass. (WGGB) — Monson High School Athletic Director Sarah Shaw has known and admired Merissia Phipps for years. She watched as Phipps captained her soccer team to a number of championships. She also watched how Phipps stepped up for… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) — Faith, values, academic excellence, service and leadership. These are the guiding principles at Holyoke Catholic High School. And in her quiet, but determined way, Kelsey Barton is showing the community outside the… Read more

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TURNERS FALLS, Mass. (WGGB) — Since she can remember, Alicia Hathaway knew she wanted to be a nurse. And she decided recently, she wanted to do it by taking care of babies. She was at the hospital to support her pregnant friend when she gave… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) — Walking through the mall, the average teenage girl looks at the clothes, but that’s not always the case with Kristin Lapointe. “I see like tables or like the racks and  I’ll just look at the welds,” said… Read more

By Tom Canavan, AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The New York Giants are ready to face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl and coach Tom Coughlin expects to have his full roster ready to go in Sunday’s game In his final news… Read more

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) — To say someone has a giving heart sounds trite. But that is truly what Chicopee High School senior Amanda Baltazar is about. “It’s her demeanor. It’s her passion for helping others,” said Keith Poulin, Chicopee High… Read more

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WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) — Cathedral High School senior Destinee McNally shines as a student. But to see her shine her brightest., to truly understand her character, you need to see what she does at home taking care of her brother,… Read more

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HATFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Like other students of character, Alyssa Klepacki stands out for many reasons. She’s a top student, co-editor of the yearbook, and senior class vice-president. But one of the most unique things she’s a part of is… Read more

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SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Frontier Regional High School’s Ross Kellogg is a people person. He says he’s as comfortable talking to other students as he is to people twice his age who he meets at the restaurant where he works part-time. He… Read more

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HATFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Smith Academy senior Alyssa Woodward juggles academics, athletics and charity work, work inspired by a personal loss. Art teacher Julie Muellejans has known her since the 5th grade. “In Alyssa, what I see is the… Read more

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HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) — Victoria Quill from Hopkins Academy in Hadley was chosen as a Student of Character in part because of how she guides younger students. When we met high Quill, she was taking a break from a peer mentoring workshop. It said… Read more